I finally got my first tortoise! ID?

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Newo13 said:
So this is Gilbert my first tortoise! I got him at a reptile show today and the man said he was a Greek Tortoise, but he didn't know what kind because the lady in charge of the tortoise wasn't there yet. Does anyone know what kind of Greek he is? Also I know telling age is hard, but I'm curious about how old he is, he is almost 2 inches long.Thanks!

Oh he's a bit dirty because he went digging already. He seems active, has eaten some lettuce and had a nice soak.

I went to that same reptile show and saw those same tortoise's! I wanted to get one SO BAD but I already had one and two on the way ;) he looks cute :D
 

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I hope this picture helps! It's not super clear because he kept kicking.

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Ok so the people who sold him to me replied saying they looked at the pictures I sent again and they made a mistake and hermann's got mixed with the greeks. So they have confirmed he is a Hermann's but haven't said what kind. They also offered to switch him for a Greek, but we've fallen in love with this little guy so we're keeping him!
 

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Update: The seller responded to me that they contacted the breeder and my Gilbert is an Eastern Hermann's tortoise and was born between July 1-12. So he's a really young baby! Thank you again for all the help everyone!
 
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